Free 3D Printing Service Business Plan
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- Company and Financing Summary
- Products and Services Overview
- Strategic Analysis with current research!
- Marketing Plan
- Personnel Plan
- 3 Year Advanced Financial Plan
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1.0 Executive Summary
The purpose of this business plan is to raise $100,000 for the development of a 3-D
printing service while showcasing the expected financials and operations over
the next three years. 3-D Printing Service, Inc. (“the Company”) is a
based corporation that will provide specialized model development and 3-D item
printing (from sent files) to customers in its targeted market. The Company was
founded by John Doe.
1.1 Products and Services
The 3-D Printing Service will provide services related to large scale component plastic
mold printing, single item 3-D printing, and related services. The business
intends to acquire state of the art of 3-D printers that will allow for most
large scale plastic printing needs.
The business will earn ancillary fees for jobs that are extremely large
or extremely complex in nature and require additional work.
The third section of the business plan will further describe the services
offered by the 3-D Printing Service.
1.2 The Financing
Mr. Doe is seeking to raise $100,000 from as a bank loan. The interest rate and loan
agreement are to be further discussed during negotiation. This business plan
assumes that the business will receive a 10 year loan with a 9% fixed interest
rate. The financing will be used for the following:
Development of the Company’s 3-D Printing Service location.
Financing for the first six months of operation.
Capital to purchase state of the art 3-D printers.
Mr. Doe will contribute $10,000 to the venture.
1.3 Mission Statement
3-D Printing Service’s mission is to become the recognized leader in its targeted market
for specialized plastic model printing services.
1.4 Mangement Team
The Company was founded by John Doe. Mr. Doe has more than 10 years of experience in the
printing industry. Through his expertise, he will be able to bring
the operations of the business to profitability within its first year of
1.5 Sales Forecasts
Mr. Doe expects a strong rate of growth at the start of operations. Below are the
expected financials over the next three years.
1.6 Expansion Plan
The Founder expects that the business will aggressively expand during the first
three years of operation. Mr. Doe intends to implement marketing campaigns that
will effectively target individuals and small businesses within the target
2.0 Company and Financing Summary
2.1 Registered Name and Corporate Structure
3-D Printing Service, Inc. The
Company is registered as a corporation in the State of
2.2 Required Funds
At this time, the 3-D Printing
Service requires $100,000 of debt funds. Below is a breakdown of how these funds
will be used:
2.3 Investor Equity
Mr. Doe is not seeking an
investment from a third party at this time.
2.4 Management Equity
John Doe owns 100% of 3D
Printing Service, Inc.
2.5 Exit Strategy
If the businesIf the business is very
successful, Mr. Doe may seek to sell the business to a third party for a
significant earnings multiple. Most likely, the Company will hire a qualified
business broker to sell the business on behalf of 3D Printing Service, Inc.
Based on historical numbers, the business could fetch a sales premium of up to 4
3.0 Products and Services
3.1 Large 3-D Printing Services
The primary function of the
business is to produce three dimensional plastic models produced from CAD files
(primarily STL files) on behalf of individuals, small businesses, and large
corporations. Through its state of art 3-D printers, the business will generally
be able to produce 3D models that are three cubic feet in size.
The company will also be able
to provide mass scale 3-D printing for orders that exceed the Company’s in-house
printing capabilities. Mr. Doe is currently souring a number of other 3-D
printing companies that will provide these services on behalf of the Company.
3.2 Small 3-D Printing Services
In addition to the Company’s
large scale printing capabilities, the business will also able to provide small
single scale productions of 3-D models. This is an important part of the
business because it provides a predictable stream of revenue from its high
transaction volume. Some individuals that have produced a unique design want to
have the item produced on a single item basis. As such, the business will be
able to generate substantial business from the general public that design items
on a hobby basis.
4.0 Strategic and Market Analysis
4.1 Economic Outlook
This section of the analysis will detail the economic climate, the specialized printing industry, the
customer profile, and the competition that the business will face as it
progresses through its business operations.
Currently, the economic market condition in the United States is in moderate. Unemployment
rates have declined while asset prices have increased substantially. As such, it
is an excellent time to launch the 3-D Printing Service. In times of economic
difficulty, the business will be able to remain profitable and cash flow
positive at all times due to its low operating costs.
4.2 Industry Analysis
In the United States there are approximately 800
businesses that provide specialized 3-D printing to both the individual and
business general public. Each year, these businesses aggregate generate more
than $900 million dollars of revenue and provide jobs for more than 5,000
people. Aggregate payrolls have reached $100 million dollars in each of the last
The industry has undergone
significant changes in the last five years as specialized printing technology
has allowed smaller businesses to acquire 3-D printing equipment. Newer 3-D
printer technology coupled with the increase in the number of technology
manufacturers has significant driven down the price of this type of service.
However, the price of large scale 3-D printing equipment has remained high as
small businesses and home based businesses do not have a regular need for this
type of service.
4.3 Customer Profile
Common traits among clients
Is a small or medium sized that
is in need of large scale 3-D printing and modeling services.
Has a 3-D printing budget of
$1,000 to $25,000.
Is located within 200 miles of
the Company’s location.
May place order via the
Internet by sending STL (3-D printing) files with the intent to receive the
items via mail.
4.4 Competitive Analysis
This is one of the sections of
the business plan that you must write completely on your own. The key to writing
a strong competitive analysis is that you do your research on the local
competition. Find out who your competitors are by searching online directories
and searching in your local Yellow Pages. If there are a number of competitors
in the same industry (meaning that it is not feasible to describe each one) then
showcase the number of businesses that compete with you, and why your business
will provide customers with service/products that are of better quality or less
expensive than your competition.
5.0 Marketing Plan
3-D Printing Service intends to
maintain an extensive marketing campaign that will ensure maximum visibility for
the business in its targeted market. Below is an overview of the marketing
strategies and objectives of the Company.
5.1 Marketing Objectives
Develop an online presence by developing a website and placing the Company’s
name and contact information with online directories.
Implement a local campaign with the Company’s targeted market via the use of
flyers, local newspaper advertisements, and word of mouth advertising.
Establish relationships with commercial printers that do not offer 3-D printing
services within the targeted market.
5.2 Marketing Strategies
Mr. Doe intends on using a
number of marketing strategies that will allow the 3-D Printing Service to
easily target individuals and businesses within the target market. These
strategies include traditional print advertisements and ads placed on search
engines on the Internet. Below is a description of how the business intends to
market its services to the general public.
The 3-D Printing Service will
also use an internet based strategy. This is very important as many people
seeking local services, such as outsourced 3-D printers, now the Internet to
conduct their preliminary searches. Mr. Doe will register the 3-D Printing
Service with online portals so that potential customers can easily reach the
business. The Company will also develop its own online website.
The Company will maintain a
sizable amount of print and traditional advertising methods within local markets
to promote the 3-D printing services that the Company is selling.
In this section, describe the pricing of your services and products. You should provide as much
information as possible about your pricing as possible in this section. However,
if you have hundreds of items, condense your product list categorically. This
section of the business plan should not span more than 1 page.more than 1 page.
6.0 Organizational Plan and Personnel Summary
6.1 Corporate Organization
6.2 Organizational Budget
6.3 Management Biographies
In this section of the business plan, you should write a two to four paragraph biography
about your work experience, your education, and your skill set. For each owner or
key employee, you should provide a brief biography in this section.
7.0 Financial Plan
7.1 Underlying Assumptions
The Company has based its
proforma financial statements on the following:
The 3-D Printing Service will
have an annual revenue growth rate of 8% per year.
The Owner will acquire $100,000
of debt funds to develop the business.
The loan will have a 10 year
term with a 9% interest rate.
7.2 Sensitivity Analysis
In the event of an economic
downturn, the business may have a decline in its revenues. However, small
business and individuals will need 3-D printing services in any economic
climate, and the high margins generated from print brokering services will
ensure that the Company can remain profitable and cash flow positive at all
7.3 Source of Funds
7.4 General Assumptions
7.5 Profit and Loss Statements
7.6 Cash Flow Analysis
7.7 Balance Sheet
7.8 General Assumptions
7.9 Business Ratios
Expanded Profit and Loss Statements
Expanded Cash Flow Analysis